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Amphibia > Anura > Rhacophoridae > Raorchestes

Raorchestes bobingeri (Biju & Bossuyt, 2005) – Bob Inger's Bush Frog

Taxonomic Notes:

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This arboreal species is rare and is only found in the Ponmudi hills in Kerala, South India. It inhabits tropical moist deciduous forests of the southern Western Ghats, at the height of 1,030m asl.

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (

According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is stable. Currently, its population size is unknown. Since this species is currently inhabiting reserved and protected forests, no major threats are known. Minor threats to this species are tourism, logging, and agriculture surrounding the forests.


S.D. Biju. 2004. Raorchestes bobingeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58917A11856132. Accessed on 09 November 2020.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. 2023. Raorchestes bobingeri (Biju & Bossuyt, 2005) – Bob Inger's Bush Frog. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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